First listed on: 17 January 2020

Director Community Programs

Great Culture…. Great Community


  • Executive senior leadership role
  • Progressive organisation that contributes and delivers to the community
  • Deliver strategic advice to CEO and Councillors


Reporting to the CEO, this key executive role is an integral part of the Executive Management Team, contributing directly to the achievement of organisational goals and objectives through strategic leadership and delivery of services and programmes within the Community Programs directorate.  

Banyule City Council’s Community Programs directorate is vital in meeting and responding to Council’s strategic direction under People and Participation in the City Plan. The directorate is responsible for the provision of a number of programs and services directed to babies, children, young people, families and the elderly. The directorate is also responsible for recreational, leisure & cultural services and oversees the management of a range of facilities within the community.

The successful candidate will be suitably qualified, with demonstrated extensive senior leadership experience in a role with complex service and program delivery obligations. This will include a proven track record of delivering professional, high performance projects with significant financial and people investment. You will be an experienced Leader with exceptional negotiating and advocacy skills, along with political acumen to effectively influence and deliver strategic changes across the organisation and community.

To be successful you will also have demonstrated experience working collaboratively and strategically as part of a senior management team and the ability to motivate, develop and support the directorate to deliver a range of exciting and high profile projects and services.


  • An attractive remuneration package
  • Opportunity to work with and alongside a collaborative and highly skilled Executive Management Team
  • Fixed term five year contract 
  • Greensborough location

For more information about this position please access a copy of the position description via the link below or to discuss your suitability, we encourage you to contact Allison Beckwith CEO on Tel: 9457 9904 for a confidential conversation.

To apply for this position, please include your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. For more information on how to apply, please refer to the Application Guidelines via the link below.

Applications Close 11.45pm on: Friday 7 February 2020.

Banyule City Council is a child safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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